Erica L.

6 species naturalized Aust. NSW, Vic. Tas., S.A.

Shrub or small tree. Leaves in whorls linear or appearing terete, margins flat to strongly revolute. Flowers in axillary racemes or clusters. Sepals 4. Corolla 4-lobed, campanulate or urceolate. Stamens 8, epipetalous, enclosed within the tube. Ovary 4-locular. Fruit a loculicidal capsule, many-seeded.